> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 1:14 PM, strk <address@hidden
> > On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 01:03:16PM -0700, Geoff Stearns wrote:
> > > I believe the canPlayV9Swf() was created for a specific sony device that
> > is
> > > similar to your needs: it advertised itself as a v9 player, but it can't
> > > play as3 swfs.
> > >
> > > Do you guys use the same plugin description as the "real" flash player?
> > If
> > > there's something we can look for in JS then we should be able to add you
> > to
> > > the list of things that need the as2 player.
> > The default plugin description has both a "compatibility" string
> > intended to work with flash detection packages out there _and_
> > gnash specific version. It looks like this:
> > <<
> > Shockwave Flash 9.0 r0.
> > Gnash trunk, the GNU SWF Player. Copyright (C) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
> > Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> > Gnash comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. You may
> > redistribute copies of Gnash under the terms of the GNU General Public
> > License. For more information about Gnash, see
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash
> > Compatible Shockwave Flash 9.0 r0.
> > >>
> > As you can see the _first_ and _last_ lines have the
> > compatibility stuff.
> > The second line starts with 'Gnash' followed by a release
> > version ('trunk' in this case but normally something like 0.8.7).
> > Then comes copyright notice and link.
> > It would be great if you could detect that, should be as simple
> > as looking for 'Gnash' in the whole description.
> > > Do you have plans to support as3 at some point? We have been moving
> > heavily
> > > into as3 and hope to only keep a bare minimum feature set for as2 at some
> > > time in the near future. (just as fyi).
> > It's an hard work to get there really. Hopefully "at some point"
> > someone will show up with funds or time to complete it :/
> > --strk;
> > () Free GIS & Flash consultant/developer
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